Monthly Archives: August 2009

BTG007 Interview with Seth Harwood, Author of “Jack Wakes Up”

In this podcast Mignon interviews Seth Harwood, author of “Jack Wakes Up.” Seth is a trained writer, who teaches writing at San Francisco City College and Stanford. He is known as one of the leaders in online book marketing and … Continue reading

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How Can We Get Remaindered, Set-To-Be Pulped Books to Charities Who Want Them?

A dirty secret of the book publishing industry is that millions of books are pulped (shredded) each year. For example, the BBC reported in 2001 that “Up to one million books per month are being pulped in Britain.” Despite this … Continue reading

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“Call In Sick” Versus “Call Out Sick” (Versus “Call Off Sick”)

A reader asked about the phrase “to call out sick,” which I had never heard, so I suspected it is a regionalism. I posted a simple message on my Grammar Girl Facebook page asking people to let me know what … Continue reading

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BTG006 Interview with Carol Purroy about Public Access Television

Mignon interviews host of the Reno show “Author, Author” about her projects and public access television. If you’ve ever thought about buying equipment to produce a video podcast, you should listen to this show. LINKS FOR THE SHOW “Author, Author” … Continue reading

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